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Some aspects of the equations used for manoeuvring analysis

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Michael Woodward, Dr David Clarke, Professor Mehmet Atlar


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The initial discussion describes some differences anticipated in the manoeuvring characteristics of ships fitted with podded propulsors when compared to conventional arrangements. Model tests for a podded ship displaying course instability are compared to results obtained using pre-defined semi-empirical equations resulting in good agreement. An optimisation routine based on stability criteria is proposed and the resulting design charts are used to identify a stable design.

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Author(s): Clarke D; Atlar M; Woodward MD

Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)

Publication status: Published

Conference Name: 1st Postgraduate Research Conference

Year of Conference: 2002

Number of Volumes: 1

Publisher: School of Marine Science and Technology